Meaning of ABDICATE in English

ABDICATE

verb (-cated; -cating) see: diction Date: 1541 transitive verb to cast off ; discard , to relinquish (as sovereign power) formally, intransitive verb to renounce a throne, high office, dignity, or function, abdicable adjective abdication noun abdicator noun Synonyms: see: ~

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